Rosy Jackson

A Fond Farewell From SIA Intern Rosy Jackson

August 23, 2023

It’s hard to decide where to begin with how much I’ve learned through my internship with Sky Island Alliance. But now that I’m moving on to other adventures and more…
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Star plant

A Sonoran Field Trip During the Rainy Season

August 10, 2023

In the middle of this past July, I had the great pleasure of going on an outing to check remote wildlife cameras at Rancho Nuevo near Moctezuma, Sonora. Joining me…
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Irasema Coronado

Mujeres Fronterizas #3: Irasema Coronado

August 3, 2023

Subscribe: Spotify / Apple Podcasts  In this episode of “Mujeres Fronterizas,” an environmental justice podcast for Sky Island Alliance featuring women in conservation in the borderlands, Sofia Rodriguez McGoffin interviews…
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Pinacate beetle

Creature Feature: Pinacate Beetles

July 28, 2023

With monsoon season underway here in the Sky Islands, beetles are all about. Recently, it got me thinking about one of my favorites, which is in the family of darkling…
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Black bear

Border Wall Settlement Presents Significant Opportunity to Study Wildlife Connectivity Between the U.S. and Mexico

July 26, 2023

Last week, the Sierra Club announced its long-awaited settlement in the case Sierra Club v. Biden, which marks a monumental victory for wildlife and borderland communities impacted by illegal wall…
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Intern Stories: First Time in the Pines

July 19, 2023

My name is Estefani Moyers, and I’m from Cananea, Sonora — a mining town just south of the Arizona border. And this is a bit of what my first experience…
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Spring

Help Survey Patagonia Springs Before New Mining

July 10, 2023

This summer, you’re invited to join us in southern Arizona’s scenic Patagonia Mountains for an important Spring Seeker campaign. Plans are moving forward for a new underground mine known as…
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Christian Aguilar Murrieta

Mujeres Fronterizas #2: Christian Aguilar Murrieta

July 6, 2023

Subscribe: Spotify / Apple Podcasts In this episode of “Mujeres Fronterizas,” an environmental justice podcast for Sky Island Alliance featuring women in conservation in the borderlands, Sofia Rodriguez McGoffin interviews fellow…
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Monsoon rainfall in Sky Islands

New Maps to Track Monsoon Rain in the Sky Islands

It’s fast approaching our favorite time of year again — when the desert springs to life with the onset of monsoon rains. Although the projections for 2023 are that the…
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Santa Ritas

Support Historic Bill to Reform U.S. Mining Law

June 22, 2023

A new bill has been introduced in Congress that would overhaul the 1872 Mining Law and at last bring the U.S. into the 21st century — ready to meet the…
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